6th Bharat Award for Literature - International
Short Story Contest - 2020 Award

“for all awesome storytellers and their pets
from the east, west, north and south...”

Submission Guidelines

1. Story word count limit 2000 

2. Only one entry per contestant

3. Additional description if necessary, can be given about the story (Line limit -  10)

4. Entries will be evaluated by three International juries

5. The entry file name should be in the format - (BA 2020 - your name) 

6. The Entry in Ms- Word file format should be sent as an attachment.

7. Participants are requested to maintain the confidentiality of the entries till the announcement of the results.

8. Past winners can participate in the contest

9. Results are expected to be announced around the month of January/February - 2020.

Award Details

1. Winner will receive - Rs.5000/- Cash Prize and the prestigious ‘Bharat Award’ Memento.

2. Positions 2 to 5th will receive framed ‘Poiesis Award’ for Excellence in Literature

3. Positions 6 to 10 will receive framed awards for the merit.

Email your queries and poems to

Last Date of Submission : 30th November, 2019


Registration Link for Indian Participants

Indian participants: 300 INR
Registration Link for International Participants

International: 5 USD

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